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Drug-resistant malaria is spreading, but experts clash over its global risk - Science Magazine

Malaria News Feeds - October 11, 2017 - 17:30

Science Magazine

Drug-resistant malaria is spreading, but experts clash over its global risk
Science Magazine
In what scientists call a “sinister development,” a malaria parasite resistant to a widely used drug combination is on the march in Southeast Asia. It has rapidly made its way in an arc from western Cambodia, through northeastern Thailand, to southern ...

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Findings from huge new malaria database are 'wake-up call' - Wellcome Trust

Malaria News Feeds - October 11, 2017 - 17:02

Wellcome Trust

Findings from huge new malaria database are 'wake-up call'
Wellcome Trust
The study shows that sub-Saharan Africa has experienced a decline in malaria rates from 40% prevalence in children aged 2-10 years old between 1900 and 1929 to 24% in the same age group between 2010 and 2015. This trend has been interrupted by ...

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How malaria during pregnancy can be fatal - Times of India (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - October 11, 2017 - 15:29

Times of India (blog)

How malaria during pregnancy can be fatal
Times of India (blog)
Malaria is a protozoal disease characterized by high grade fever transmitted by the Anopheles mosquito. The prevalence of malaria in India is about 95% of the population in which about 2 to 3 million cases reported annually. Do you know if malaria ...

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KNP management warns about malaria - Lowvelder

Malaria News Feeds - October 11, 2017 - 13:25

Lowvelder

KNP management warns about malaria
Lowvelder
Several malaria cases were recently reported in Mpumalanga's Ehlanzeni District Municipality (including the southern part of the KNP). Read more here. Park management hence cautions visitors to take the necessary precautionary measures, like using ...
Kruger National Park encourages the public on the malaria preventive measuresIndependent Online

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Kruger National Park encourages the public on the malaria preventive measures - Independent Online

Malaria News Feeds - October 11, 2017 - 13:03

Kruger National Park encourages the public on the malaria preventive measures
Independent Online
Due to reported cases of Malaria in Mpumalanga Province recently, in particular Ehlanzeni District Municipality of which the southern part of the Kruger National Park (KNP) falls under, Management would like to caution visitors coming to the Park to ...

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Malaria causes severe anaemia in 80% of children - Paediatrician - Daily Trust

Malaria News Feeds - October 11, 2017 - 12:41

Daily Trust

Malaria causes severe anaemia in 80% of children - Paediatrician
Daily Trust
Prof. Kolade Ernest of the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Ilorin, said that studies has shown that malaria causes severe anaemia in 80 per cent of patients. Ernest made the disclosure on Wednesday in his paper presentation at ...

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NEWSFLASH: Four malaria cases found in the Moot - Pretoria Moot Rekord

Malaria News Feeds - October 11, 2017 - 12:32

Pretoria Moot Rekord

NEWSFLASH: Four malaria cases found in the Moot
Pretoria Moot Rekord
Four cases of malaria have been reported in the Moot in the past two weeks. DA ward councillor Leanne de Jager said all the cases surfaced in Kilnerpark. She said the victims mostly stayed close to a stream in the area. Rina van der Grÿp, spokesperson ...

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Malaria causes severe anaemia in children – Paediatrician - P.M. News

Malaria News Feeds - October 11, 2017 - 12:05

P.M. News

Malaria causes severe anaemia in children – Paediatrician
P.M. News
Prof. Kolade Ernest of the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Ilorin, said that studies have shown that malaria causes severe anaemia in 80 percent of patients. Ernest made the disclosure on Wednesday in his paper presentation at ...

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Nakuru County on high alert after malaria outbreak in Baringo - Daily Nation

Malaria News Feeds - October 11, 2017 - 09:34

Daily Nation

Nakuru County on high alert after malaria outbreak in Baringo
Daily Nation
Gongoni Primary School pupils demonstrate how to prevent malaria infection by sleeping under a treated mosquito net. A malaria outbreak has led to at least 30 deaths in five counties, while more than 700 people have tested positive for the disease.

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Nakuru health officials on high alert over Malaria outbreak - Daily Nation

Malaria News Feeds - October 11, 2017 - 09:30

Nakuru health officials on high alert over Malaria outbreak
Daily Nation
According to Chief Officer Samuel Mwaura, areas with high malaria prevalence in the county include Rongai, Lower Subukia and Solai but no cases have been reported so far. “We are on the lookout just in case of an outbreak but so far no case has been ...

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Dogs adapted to malaria to stay on as human companions - Deccan Chronicle

Malaria News Feeds - October 11, 2017 - 09:17

Deccan Chronicle

Dogs adapted to malaria to stay on as human companions
Deccan Chronicle
A new study now shows that dogs who were taken along to tropical regions adapted the same protective gene much like early humans that helped them fight off deadly parasites like malaria. The 'convergent evolution' was what helped dogs survive as man's ...

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Fungal infection warning: FUNGUS kills more people than malaria a year - Express.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - October 11, 2017 - 06:01

Express.co.uk

Fungal infection warning: FUNGUS kills more people than malaria a year
Express.co.uk
Fungal infection warning: FUNGUS kills more people than malaria a year. FUNGAL infections, like athlete's foot and ringworm, can usually be easily treated. But invading fungus still kills more people a year than malaria. By Lauren Clark. PUBLISHED: 07 ...

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NNPC/Chevron rolls back malaria in Yenagoa - The Punch

Malaria News Feeds - October 11, 2017 - 00:42

The Punch

NNPC/Chevron rolls back malaria in Yenagoa
The Punch
The NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture partnership has extended the malaria eradication programme to Igbogene community, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. The programme which focused on training health workers on the current methods of detection and treatment of ...

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Dogs really ARE man's best friend: Canines adapted to malaria just like humans to survive alongside us in tropical ... - Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - October 10, 2017 - 21:01

Daily Mail

Dogs really ARE man's best friend: Canines adapted to malaria just like humans to survive alongside us in tropical ...
Daily Mail
Now a study has shown that dogs taken to tropical regions adapted the same protective gene as our ancestors to help fight off deadly parasites like malaria. This 'convergent evolution' helped these dogs survive as man's closest companion for thousands ...
Scientists find evidence our best friends, dogs, similarly adapted to malaria in AfricaPhys.Org

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Scientists find evidence our best friends, dogs, similarly adapted to malaria in Africa - Phys.Org

Malaria News Feeds - October 10, 2017 - 21:00

Daily Mail

Scientists find evidence our best friends, dogs, similarly adapted to malaria in Africa
Phys.Org
Now, the Chinese research team led by Dr. Zhang has successfully identified genes selected in African dogs and functionally verified the action of one of these as the first evidence of dog adaptation to malaria. Dogs have survived in tropical ...
Dogs really ARE man's best friend: Canines adapted to malaria just like humans to survive alongside us in tropical ...Daily Mail

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Doyang forest staff sensitised on malaria precautions - Eastern Mirror

Malaria News Feeds - October 10, 2017 - 18:04

Doyang forest staff sensitised on malaria precautions
Eastern Mirror
Dimapur, Oct. 10 (EMN): With cases of malaria being reported from various parts of the state, National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP), Wokha under the initiative of DVBO, Wokha Dr. Zuben Kikon, organised awareness programme on ...

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Red Cross to hire temporary nurses in malaria-hit areas - Daily Nation

Malaria News Feeds - October 10, 2017 - 15:46

Daily Nation

Red Cross to hire temporary nurses in malaria-hit areas
Daily Nation
Kenya Red Cross Society Secretary-General Abbas Gullet speaks at Nation Centre on February 24, 2017. The agency will hire nurses to help contain the malaria outbreak. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
Red Cross to hire nurses in 11 countiesBusiness Daily (press release) (blog)

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Anti-malaria team dogged during door-to-door drive - The Tribune

Malaria News Feeds - October 9, 2017 - 20:48

Anti-malaria team dogged during door-to-door drive
The Tribune
A member of the anti-malaria team of the UT Heath Department holds an inspection at a house in Sector 23, Chandigarh, on Monday. A Tribune photograph. Mohit Khanna. Tribune News Service. Chandigarh, October 9. From being chased by dogs to not ...

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At least 30 killed by malaria this year - South African Broadcasting Corporation

Malaria News Feeds - October 9, 2017 - 20:32

South African Broadcasting Corporation

At least 30 killed by malaria this year
South African Broadcasting Corporation
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases' (NICD) statistics have revealed that over 100 people die of Malaria in South Africa every year. The Lowveld part of Mpumalanga, Limpopo, and the areas on the borders with Mozambique and Zimbabwe are ...

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Dengue, malaria on rise in town - The Tribune

Malaria News Feeds - October 9, 2017 - 19:53

Dengue, malaria on rise in town
The Tribune
One of the main reasons behind rise malaria cases is the lack of cleanliness. Heaps of garbage and dirty rain water has accumulated at different locations in the city. Moreover, the local administration has not even done fogging to kill mosquitoes ...

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